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Pennsylvania's Department of Health named Tuesday the state's first recipients of medical marijuana permits. Two of the businesses that won permits are actually from IL, not Pennsylvania. This map from the Pennsylvania Department of Health shows the planned locations of the 12 grower-processor applicants given permits today. Collins said the names of the "agency experts" who evaluated the applications were purposely kept anonymous so as to avoid undue influence.
  • Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

    Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

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    Today's ruling does not apply to the six life sentences Malvo received in connection with six murders in Maryland, to which he also pleaded guilty. On Friday, Malvo's three capital murder sentences and one attempted capital murder sentence were overturned by US District Judge Raymond Alvin Jackson of the Eastern District of Virginia.
  • Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

    Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

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    Employers who sponsor retirement plans are already fiduciaries, so it will continue to be their job to make sure their retirement-plan service providers are working in the best interest of their employees, says Shelby George, senior vice president, advisor services, for Manning & Napier, an investment management company.
  • New fruit juice guidelines include big change for babies

    New fruit juice guidelines include big change for babies

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    Previously, the American Academy of Pediatrics advised that to avoid feeding fruit juice to infants up to 6 months of age. The Academy said it chose to extend the guidelines through the first year because of rising obesity rates and growing concerns about cavities.
  • Spain's Alvaro Quiros wins playoff in Sicily

    Spain's Alvaro Quiros wins playoff in Sicily

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    Unfortunately I didn't really like how I ended the round. The Spaniard can change that with two more good rounds. After a lengthy period in the golfing doldrums Ormsby continues to display evidence of a game returning to that which has seen him record top five finishes in numerous European, Asian and Australasian Tour events although he has only one win to his name, that coming at the Panasonic Open India in 2013.
  • UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

    UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

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    It may have saved governments and companies millions of dollars and slowed the outbreak before USA -based computers were more widely infected. "Like many other companies, FedEx is experiencing interference with some of our Windows-based systems caused by malware", said a spokesperson in a statement.
  • Vermont awaits decision from governor on legalization of pot

    Vermont awaits decision from governor on legalization of pot

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    The House voted on Wednesday to approve the bill and send it to the Senate. The bill now goes to Republican Governor Phil Scott, who has expressed reservations about it. The bill will now head to the full House for a vote. Those measures are the basis of another bill, H.170, that the House passed last week on a 75-71 vote after sitting on it for weeks while Democratic leaders worked to shore up the vote count.
  • Shorten's budget reply targets top earners

    Shorten's budget reply targets top earners

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    In an extensive attack on key budget measures, Shorten said Labor will oppose the government's cuts to universities, its proposed increase in student fees, and the change in the repayment threshold that "hits women, Indigenous Australians and low-income earnest the hardest".
  • Buhari jets out for medical follow-up, no timeline for return

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    The President's aide while speaking on Channels Television's breakfast show, Sunrise Daily, monitored by Nigerian Bulletin on Monday noted that the girls had been spruced up before they arrived at the Villa at 7:00 pm. Yet mediator and lawyer Zannah Mustapha said some of the abducted girls had refused to go home, fuelling fears that they have been radicalised by the jihadists, and may feel afraid, ashamed or even too powerful to return to their old lives.
  • Trump to announce federal court nominees

    Trump to announce federal court nominees

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    President Trump will announce on Monday 10 nominees for various federal court vacancies, The New York Times reported . Trump will need a minimum of 51 votes to confirm his judicial nominees in the Senate - a feat made easier by Senate Democrats' decision to trigger the so-called "nuclear option" in 2013 to eliminate the filibuster for all nominations to the lower federal courts.
  • Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

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    Boston coach Brad Stevens took a page from Rasheed Wallace's "Both teams played hard" playbook, repeating that the Wizards "played well" over and over. Players and coaches on each side criticized officials for not having control of the game and letting it get out of hand, and the result was more than a few post-whistle extracurriculars.